# Definition of Orbits. Meaning of Orbits. Synonyms of Orbits

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## Definition of Orbits

Orbit
Orbit Or"bit, n. [L. orbita a track or rut made by a wheel, course, circuit, fr. orbis a circle: cf. F. orbite. See 2d Orb.] 1. (Astron.) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as, the orbit of Jupiter, of the earth, of the moon. 2. An orb or ball. [Rare & Improper] Roll the lucid orbit of an eye. --Young. 3. (Anat.) The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.

## Meaning of Orbits from wikipedia

- bound orbits will have negative total energy, the parabolic trajectories zero total energy, and hyperbolic orbits positive total energy. An open orbit will...
- list of types of orbits: Galactocentric orbit[citation needed]: An orbit about the center of a galaxy. The Sun follows this type of orbit about the galactic...
- elliptical orbits with eccentricities just below 1, for example, Halley's Comet has a value of 0.967. Non-periodic comets follow near-parabolic orbits and thus...
- Orbital may refer to: Atomic orbital Molecular orbital Hybrid orbital Orbit Orbital resonance Orbital period Orbital plane (astronomy) Orbital elements...
- Newton's laws for calculating orbits, and is sometimes necessary for greater accuracy or in high-gravity situations (e.g. orbits near the Sun). Until the rise...
- polar orbits. Higher orbits include medium Earth orbit (MEO), sometimes called intermediate circular orbit (ICO), and further above, geostationary orbit (GEO)...
- Examples of elliptic orbits include: Hohmann transfer orbit, Molniya orbit, and tundra orbit. Under standard ****umptions the orbital speed ( v {\displaystyle...
- Foundation (2012). "Orbits (sculpture)". Inventory of American Sculpture. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 12 December 2012. "Orbits". Lynden Sculpture...
- to the fixed stars projected in the sky. When describing orbits of binary stars, the orbital period is usually referred to as just the period. For example...
- are orbits linked to that of Neptune (e.g. twice for every three Neptune orbits, or once for every two). The first resonance begins within the orbit of...